he 2023 Lewis Francis Morrison, MD, Lectureship features Endowed Lecturer Kate Hutcheson, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. We are so excited to welcome Dr. Hutcheson to UCSF for this event, taking place virtually on Thursday, May 11!
Dr. Hutcheson is a Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Chief for Speech Pathology and Audiology. Dr. Hutcheson will be giving two talks, and viewers can tune into the live cast or watch the recording after the event.
The first lecture begins at 4:00 pm PT and is titled "Hypoglossal Neuropathy as a Latent Effect of HN RT: The Case for 'Pro-Habilitation.'" The educational objectives include:
- Describe the prevalence and functional impact of hypoglossal neuropathy after HN radiotherapy
- Describe methods to test or monitor hypoglossal nerve function after HN radiotherapy
- Describe rehabilitation methods for hypoglossal nerve dysfunction after HN radiotherapy
The endowed lecture by Dr. Hutcheson begins at 5:00 pm PT and is titled "Radiation-Associated Dysphagia: Pearls, Pitfalls and Progress." The educational objectives include:
- Describe clinical features of radiation-associated dysphagia
- Distinguish features and dose-response of acute, chronic, and late radiation-associated dysphagia
- Describe evidence-based pre-habilitation and rehabilitation strategies for radiation-associated dysphagia
Each lecture provides 1 CME credit, for a total of 2 free CME. We hope you can join us for the event! Register here.
The Morrison Lectureship is an endowed program at UCSF OHNS honoring the memory of Dr. Lewis Morrison, who was the Chairman of the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery at UCSF from 1944 to 1956.